2-11. TRACTOR CONTROLS
Tractor Controls. Figure 2-23 shows all controls on the tractor fifth wheel.
Figure 2-23. Tractor Fifth Wheel Controls
1. Secondary Lock Release Handle. Unlocks fifth wheel coupler jaws and allows
them to be opened with primary lock release handle. Coupler jaws unlock when
handle is pulled.
2. Primary Lock Release Handle. Opens fifth wheel coupler jaws. Coupler jaws
open when handle is pulled.
Ensure fifth wheel is in forward most position at all times except for air
or ship transport TM 9-2320-366-10-2. Failure to comply may result
in damage to equipment.
3. Slide Release Lever. Unlocks/locks fifth wheel when fifth wheel must be able to
slide to the rear or slide to the front.